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France Ligue 1 Football (Soccer) News

Oct 13

Fekir stars as Lyon maul Monaco

Nabil Fekir was Olympique Lyonnais’ matchwinner as they dealt AS Monaco’s title defence a major blow with a thrilling 3-2 win over the reigning champions on Friday.

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Oct 13

MEDIA GUIDE: WEEK 9

For the most comprehensive English-language guide to the weekend’s matches, check out ligue1.com’s Media Guide, with match-by-match press kits and the newsletter – a one-stop guide to the top footballing news from France.

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Oct 13

Bielsa urges Lille to improve

Marcelo Bielsa has acknowledged his LOSC Lille side need to “show a different face” against ESTAC Troyes on Saturday if they are to climb out of the relegation zone.

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Oct 13

Gustavo: ‘Almost impossible to stop Neymar’

Olympique de Marseille midfielder Luiz Gustavo has stated it is “almost impossible” to stop fellow Brazilian and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar Jr.

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Oct 13

Cosmopolitan PSG target Dijon triumph

Paris Saint-Germain have to deal with the difficulty of having a high-quality squad as their international players return to domestic matters against Dijon FCO on Saturday.

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Oct 12

Lyon’s Lopes: ‘We need points urgently’

Olympique Lyonnais are desperate to slow AS Monaco’s title defence on Friday and kickstart their own season, says OL goalkeeper Anthony Lopes.

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Oct 12

Nice wary of Montpellier’s form against top clubs

After two weeks stewing over their home mauling at the hands of Marseille, Nice are targeting a return to winning ways when they travel to Montpellier, who have specialised in playing well against the top clubs this season.

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Oct 12

Baldé to replace absent Falcao and Jovetic?

Ligue 1 Conforama champions Monaco will have to cope without Radamel Falcao, the division’s top scorer, when they travel to Olympique Lyonnais on Friday evening. It could mean a first Monaco start for Keita Baldé.

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Oct 12

Falcao to sit out Monaco’s trip to Lyon

Radamel Falcao will miss AS Monaco’s Ligue 1 Conforama showdown with Olympique Lyonnais on Friday after playing for his country during the international break.

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Oct 12

Giuly: ‘Mbappé is more pro than young Messi’

Former Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona star Ludovic Giuly believes Kylian Mbappé is “more professional” than Lionel Messi was at the same age.

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Oct 11

Marseille glistening ahead of Strasbourg clash

Olympique de Marseille carry an intimidating run of form into their clash at RC Strasbourg Alsace, with three consecutive wins having lifted Les Phocéens up to third in the Ligue 1 Conforama table heading into Week 9.

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Oct 11

Pastore finally over calf injury?

Paris Saint-Germain’s Javier Pastore has undergone successful calf surgery in Madrid and could be back in time for the capital club’s Ligue 1 Conforama match with Dijon FCO on Saturday.

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Oct 10

Ocampos: ‘I’m beginning to feel important’

Lucas Ocampos’ Olympique de Marseille career has properly taken off over the last two months as the Argentinian attacker has become a key member of Rudi Garcia’s team.

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Oct 10

Aulas to assess Genesio’s position after derby

Olympique Lyonnais president Jean-Michel Aulas says coach Bruno Genesio’s position will be assessed following the derby with Saint-Etienne on November 5.

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Oct 09

Nice appeal to find ‘lost’ fan

OGC Nice have sent out a Twitter appeal for a ‘lost’ fan who was spotted wearing one of the club’s classic shirts at a Bournemouth Premier League match in England.

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Oct 09

PSG’s MCN and Falcao in Ballon d’Or running

Paris Saint-Germain trio Neymar Jr, Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappé as well as Monaco sharpshooter Radamel Falcao have been named among the contenders for the 2017 Ballon d’Or.

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